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Dec 5, 19, 12:01 am
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Views: 1,937
Posted By pennineuk

I agree with the advice that this is not...

I agree with the advice that this is not feasible. It’s impressive but no so amazing that I’d go out of my way or risk travel disruption.
Oct 1, 19, 1:18 am
Replies: 28
Views: 7,889
Posted By pennineuk

When T5 opened, there was no separate business...

When T5 opened, there was no separate business class check-in on the basis that you wouldn’t have to queue for any cabin....so many machines and desks you’d just breeze in, do the business and pass...
Sep 26, 19, 1:48 pm
Replies: 108
Views: 19,434
Posted By pennineuk

Additional price point extended

BA Travel Trade reporting:

Following the longhaul additional price points trial on Boston and Dubai, we will be rolling out more routes in October.

The following routes will have additional...
Sep 20, 19, 12:34 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 14,892
Posted By pennineuk

757 shuttles MAN-LHR British Airways...

757 shuttles MAN-LHR
British Airways Helicopters
The printed timetable
Sep 18, 19, 11:14 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 8,324
Posted By pennineuk

The difference was with those fully catered...

The difference was with those fully catered shuttle flights to MAN, EDI and GLA was that they had extra cabin crew. I was a regular 757 traveller between MAN and LHR and on arrival in London a...
Sep 18, 19, 12:27 am
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Views: 185,437
Posted By pennineuk

I had a very special personal greeting from not...

I had a very special personal greeting from not only the CSD but some of the crew serving in F.

I was out and back to SIN recently with a two day say. On the outbound flight we had a great CSD...
Sep 15, 19, 8:14 am
Replies: 28
Views: 4,774
Posted By pennineuk

Sitting in ‘The Bar Singapore’ now and the the...

Sitting in ‘The Bar Singapore’ now and the the temperature is actually OK.
Several comments above in the thread about immigration queues, but my arrival on BA11 was fine and very little time...
Sep 6, 19, 3:48 pm
Replies: 60
Views: 14,653
Posted By pennineuk

I can’t believe how an organisation can remove so...

I can’t believe how an organisation can remove so much functionality over night. The new app is truly awful. This just confirms the deep rooted problems BA has with its IT and customer focus and once...
Sep 5, 19, 1:00 am
Replies: 25
Views: 3,246
Posted By pennineuk

Shortly after the takeover of BCal, BA used to...

Shortly after the takeover of BCal, BA used to run a 747 through MAN to a few destinations, including MCO and there was a starter at MAN to LHR and onto HKG.
Aug 26, 19, 10:12 am
Replies: 41
Views: 3,147
Posted By pennineuk

Like others, I agree the phone system could be...

Like others, I agree the phone system could be improved and many other companies have taken advantage of the fact many customers have personalised identifiers through their mobile number.

However,...
Aug 25, 19, 11:48 pm
Replies: 111
Views: 11,835
Posted By pennineuk

Also travelling from ORD...slightly marred by a 3...

Also travelling from ORD...slightly marred by a 3 hour delay on the A380 service. Special 100 year birthday washbag and cushion (in F...which we can apparently keep)....
Aug 25, 19, 5:14 pm
Replies: 257
Views: 39,362
Posted By pennineuk

There are several features that are better with...

There are several features that are better with BA’s improved First Class, which I would endorse. The product is reviewed extensively already in this forum.
Aug 21, 19, 2:20 pm
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Views: 185,437
Posted By pennineuk

Interesting experience today LHR-ORD. Got a...

Interesting experience today LHR-ORD. Got a ‘special message’ from BAEC at the First Wing entry point and then again from the CSD on the flight. Both congratulating me on being with BAEC for 20...
Jul 15, 19, 1:39 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,933
Posted By pennineuk

You can find out more on the BA traveltrade...

You can find out more on the BA traveltrade website. (http://www.britishairways.com/en-gb/traveltrade/bookings-policies/ticketing/dual-inventory) Dual Inventory Fares require availability in certain...
Jul 15, 19, 12:45 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 7,094
Posted By pennineuk

The new MMB is truly awful. I sincerely hope they...

The new MMB is truly awful. I sincerely hope they get rid of it. Not enough information available in one place with terrible assumptions about what you want to do as a primary task.
Jul 1, 19, 8:47 am
Replies: 29
Views: 3,383
Posted By pennineuk

It would be helpful if you indicated the relative...

It would be helpful if you indicated the relative time periods involved (were these same day flights or 24 hours between them?. I doubt BA's systems update in real-time; perhaps there is a delay...
Jun 24, 19, 6:57 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,798
Posted By pennineuk

You have about 1hr 30 minutes on the ground. Get...

You have about 1hr 30 minutes on the ground. Get off the plane asap (First normally disembark first) and make straight for the lounges, especially if you want a shower. As said above, make sure you...
Jun 18, 19, 7:40 am
Replies: 26
Views: 3,586
Posted By pennineuk

MMB has displayed this misleading message for...

MMB has displayed this misleading message for years. It’s pretty poor that BA haven’t fixed this. If you were not a regular or confident traveller, it wouldn’t do much to reassure you to be told,...
Jun 17, 19, 6:19 am
Replies: 488
Views: 88,723
Posted By pennineuk

Having taken a few trips in the upgraded service...

Having taken a few trips in the upgraded service in First I'll add a couple of comments.

Overall love the new service. The new crockery and glassware makes for a more distinctive and special...
Jun 15, 19, 6:22 am
Replies: 84
Views: 7,899
Posted By pennineuk

I wish in these sorts of threads we remember that...

I wish in these sorts of threads we remember that the airline business has become price-driven. It's something the majority of consumers press for and so we get the service and pricing packaging...
Jun 15, 19, 6:20 am
Replies: 84
Views: 7,899
Posted By pennineuk

I agree. I'd rather have reliable timing than...

I agree. I'd rather have reliable timing than hopelessly optimistic. And if you do get in early, nobody's going to complain.
Jun 13, 19, 12:42 am
Replies: 31
Views: 4,110
Posted By pennineuk

Allow some time to walk to B or C gates via the...

Allow some time to walk to B or C gates via the tunnels and skip the transit.
Jun 11, 19, 3:42 pm
Replies: 92
Views: 11,817
Posted By pennineuk

You tell the cabin crew when you want to eat. ...

You tell the cabin crew when you want to eat. Advice....if you are eating out of cycle, i.e. main meals first, second meal later, make sure you tell them what you want in advance to save it. Also,...
Jun 10, 19, 4:05 am
Replies: 92
Views: 11,817
Posted By pennineuk

Benefits: dine on demand (although I feel...

Benefits:

dine on demand (although I feel this is emphasised less...don't be afraid to ask for it)
more flexible menu...I prefer two starters and don't really do desserts, so i will ask for two...
Jun 6, 19, 10:27 am
Replies: 38
Views: 2,156
Posted By pennineuk

Here’s what it says about Silver benefits: ...

Here’s what it says about Silver benefits:

a checked baggage allowance of two pieces in economy for everyone on your booking (except on hand baggage only (Basic) fares)*
a weight allowance of...
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